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Criminal Code Help

Find peace of mind in uncertain times. Criminal Code Help provides a user-friendly resource for anyone looking up criminal charges in Canada.

Navigating Canada's Justice System

A Guide to Canadian Criminal Offences

Criminal Code Help is a user-friendly resource for understanding the laws and procedures of the Canadian justice system. Our website is designed to provide clear and concise information about a wide range of criminal offences. We are an informational resource and do not offer legal advice. Our goal is to provide unbiased information about various offences under the Criminal Code of Canada. Our content is designed for the general public and includes legal citations, information about penalties, and the latest legal developments. We cannot ensure the accuracy of the information on our site at all times. So, if you are facing criminal charges, it is recommended that you seek the support of a lawyer. Check out our "Know Your Lawyer" section for more information and to make an informed decision.

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Whether you're a victim or a witness to a crime, your immediate point of contact should be the police.

Find a Defence Lawyer

If you are facing criminal charges, we recommend seeking the services of a defence lawyer to help build your case. Our growing criminal defence lawyer web directory is available to browse to help you find a suitable lawyer for your needs. 

A Guide for the Layperson

Criminal Law Resource Hub


Criminal Offences

Criminal Offences

Explore offences against the person, property, public order, and morality. You can also use the search bar at the top of the page to look up a specific issue or topic.

Lawyer Directory

Lawyer Directory

Examine the details related to hiring a legal representative and the various types of criminal defence lawyers that are accessible to you.

The Legal Process

The Legal Process

Learn more about the role and function of courts, the different stages of a legal case, and valuable resources for further information.

Verified Lawyer Content

Experienced Defence Lawyers

Newest lawyers to join the Criminal Code Help project


The Criminal Law Blog

Ottawa Criminal Lawyer Celine Dostaler

Discover how passionate criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler's tireless dedication and expertise can help you navigate the complex legal system. 

Criminal Lawyers Help with Regulatory Requirements

Canadian businesses must comply with various regulations, including those related to occupational health and safety, environment, privacy, securities, and competition.